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will look at other hot topics affirmative action, same sex marriage, and voting rights. then, a new law in virginia may force many of the state's abortion clinics to shut down. and we will look and have local residents and virginia are organizing against a push by the nuclear and -- industry to lift the state's 3-year-long ban on uranium mining. >> we have spent 30 years on the fantasy of containment. there is no way to contain toxic or nuclear waste. he can come back to your drawing boards and come up with recommendations. but guess what? the community here and all the people down there river, all the way to north carolina and virginia beach are going to stop this. >> all that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are on the road in the capital of virginia, richmond. the official u.s. military death toll in afghanistan has passed the 2000 mark. more than 11 years into the war. in the latest attack, the suicide bomber killed 14 people, including three soldiers in the all the people down thereeastern khost r today. on
to a suspicious fire at the private law office of vallejo mayor osby davis. christian is live on the building with a look at the damage and the investigation. christian. >> reporter: as you said, fire investigators are already saying this is a suspicious fire. now that the sun is rising we're getting a better look. you can see there's a lot of damage here. looking up you can see this is the office of osby davis. this is his private practice. looking inside the building you can see just how damaging this fire was. officials were inside just a couple of hours ago trying to figure out exactly how this fire started in the first place. crews responded to the fire here at about 1:30 this morning and say when they arrived, there was an intensifier and heavy smoke filling the building. and crews tell me they were able to confine that fire to the waiting room area but also say there's extensive smoke damage throughout the building. mayor0 bee davis was here early earlier this morning as his law office burned, as was michael thompson, the attorney who shares this office space. firefighters say the fire
'm pat law son muse. it was an unusual scene for sure. the nats didn't score a single run but they still got to celebrate as they made franchise history. now more on what lies ahead for the team. >> reporter: hey, jim and pat. i'm sure we all know the numbers. the first time since 1933. 79 years that we have a first place baseball team here in washington. davy johnson has been saying since spring training, it is a three-step process. first, qualify for the playoffs. second, win the division. and then three, win the world series. to win the world series though, it will help the nationals if they have home-field advantage. right now they are tied with the cincinnati reds for the best record in baseball. with two games to go, the nationals, if they win both, will likely have that number one seed. if they have that top seed, they will begin the postseason on sunday against the winner of friday's wild card game. if they don't, and if it is the number two seed, they will start their postseason in san francisco against the giants. two more to go. start tonight with the phillies here at nats par
for the world. the rule of law but we will successfully achieved by overcoming the authoritarian regime that marked a chapter in the history of our continent. the rule of law has been to strengthen -- and asset that is immune to at tax. -- and unified to attacks. -- stood firmly whenever needed to avoid cutbacks. because integration and democracy are inseparable practices. i would like to reaffirm our commitment to keep the region free from weapons of mass destruction. i wish to call to mind that there are out of their huge arsenals that have further worsen the sanctions and have proven very harmful to peace efforts. the world calls for food, food to feed the 1 billion people, both men, women and children who suffer from the most cruel form of punishment that has stricken humankind -- hunger. in conclusion, may i refer to a brotherly country dear to all of latin america, i am talking amcuba. cuba has made programs to update their model. and in order to pursue that task, it requires support of both close and distant partners. it requires the support of all nations, efforts were cuba's ef
napolitano says the law being drafted is not the sum all one might hope for. [applause] >> well, thank you, and good morning. happy friday to everybody. happy friday. yes, there you go. i want to thank national journal and government executive for inviting me to this year's cyber security summit because i can think of no more important or urgent topic in today's interconnected world. the cyber domain is woven into the fabric of our daily lives. while this increase connectivity has led to significant transformation and advances across our country and, indeed, around the world, it also has increased the importance and complexity of our shared risk. the flip side of all the good that comes from the internet is that cyber attacks have increased significantly over the past decade. indeed, they have increased significantly in the nearly four years that i have served as the secretary of homeland security. here is a quick sense of scale -- just last year, our u.s. computer emergency team, which provides defense against cyber attacks for the federal civilian part of the government as well as privat
to respect international law. we probably violated the sovereignty with drones and covert action than we did under brush and there's a whole new set of questions there. i could -- the list could go on it seems like we have problems with the institution and we have problems with our ability to lead within the institution. i was wondering what your reaction to one or both of the issues. one is a generally statement. i agree with the ideas to win. you know, the power the soviet unions were strong. when the soviet union was strong and the idea of liberal internationalism will be strong as we can prove by example. the world of social networking which is the em emulation is hugely a powerful force in the world. .. and the whole number of rather meaningful things are done. the international criminal court . the key of the treaty. the land that -- antipersonnel landmines ban, small arms agreement. all of them were done with the u.s. voting exam. and the votes were like 178 to one and one pattern 46 with 18. those kinds of votes. in the u.s. was the only democracy with the exception of an drolen tip
of corporate representatives to rule on american laws and american regulations and tell us whether our laws and regulations are legitimate in the eyes of national corporations and they can fine u. this agreement gives us the ability to cause us taxpayers to have to pay them for the right to protect our environment and our water supply and our climate and human rights and wages and things like that. so this is absolutely outrageous. if we could go back to a system of one person, one vote, and have a real free press that enabled us to communicate and inform each other this would be a wonderful idea. unfortunately we're not there right now, so political parties in my view allow us to work together around the shared agenda. and the green party is really the one political party that is not funded by corporate money, by money that's coming from special interests. so in my way it's a way -- view it's a way for us to work together on our lives, future, education, our health and environment. host: according to the latest fcc records you received a recent installment of about $160,000, part of the ma
with their victims. police will use this list to monitor domestic violence offenders. and new scooter laws go into effect in maryland today l as well. now all scooter and moped wearers have to wear a helmet and eye protection. scoot erers and mopeds will havo have insurance, just like a car. >>> gay marriage will be on the card for the supreme court today. president clinton signed the law which states the federal government will only recognize marriages between a man and a woman. the court will also hear a case that challenges whether race should be a factor in college admissions. a white student sued the university of texas after she claims she was rejected unfairly. >> there were people in my class with lower grades who weren't in all the activities i was in who were being accepted into ut, and the only other difference between us was the color of our skin. >> the best way to get to racial diversity is to consider race in an individualized way that looks at the whole applicant. >> six of the supreme court justices attended a special mass yesterd yesterday. the traditional red mass takes pla
will debate the law that denies recognition of same- sex marriage. several judges have struck down the law before and the obama administration does not defend it anymore. it may be months before there is a court routeing on this. >>> a gay couple is suing after their engagement photo was used without their permission in an anti-gay attack ad in colorado. they say a nonprofit group that opposes gay marriage dare darr marriage took their photo without their permission and used a caption above it. the -- the group who made the ad has no comment about this. >>> president obama seems to be widening his lead over mitt romney nationwide. but alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau with the one group that seems to be rallying behind the republican nominee. >> reporter: tori, mitt romney will campaign in northern virginia. here he is meeting with veterans. the poll shows romney with a double-digit lead over president obama. he and paul ryan have stepped up their call against looming defense cuts. >> we believe in peace through strength. we believe that when america's military is strong,
, federal investigators are helping police with a fire they say was intentionally set to destroy the law offices of mayor davis. it started at 1:30 this morning in vallejo. abc7 news reporter sergio quintanna has the details. >> in there was burned out machines and crime scene tape. police say this is a fire that is more than just suspicious. >> because we suspect it is an arson and because we are characterizing this as perhaps a form of domestic terrorism, we involved the atf and the fbi. >> we were able to get a look as they were sifting through the damage. it is clear the mayor was still shaken by the fire and didn't want to say much. >> what are you feeling about all of this? >> i am not expressing my feelings. i am just telling you they are going through the investigation. we are piecing together the pieces and we will deal with what we have to deal with. >> the fire teams were able to quickly knockdown the flames when they arrived. >> heavy smoke and fire coming from the window. >> inside the office the front door and waiting area was sealed off with crime scene tape. investigators
investigators are helping police with a fire they say was intentionally set to destroy the law offices of mayor davis. it started at 1:30 this morning in vallejo. abc7 news reporter sergio quintanna has the details. >> in there was burned out machines and crime scene tape. police say this is a fire that is more than just suspicious. >> because we suspect it is an arson and because we are characterizing this as perhaps a form of domestic terrorism, we involved the atf and the fbi. >> we were able to get a look as they were sifting through the damage. it is clear the mayor was still shaken by the fire and didn't want to say much. >> what are you feeling about all of this? >> i am not expressing my feelings. i am just telling you they are going through the investigation. we are piecing together the pieces and we will deal with what we have to deal with. >> the fire teams were able to quickly knockdown the flames when they arrived. >> heavy smoke and fire coming from the window. >> inside the office the front door and waiting area was sealed off with crime scene tape. investigators say this is wher
law reviews and look at what is being written. i look at some of the legal blogs on a pretty routine basis. pretty much every day, i will look at scotus blog, supreme court of the united states. or there is a blog called "how appealing." there are a variety of blogs, written by law professors. some are more conservative and some are more liberal. i will look at those every once in awhile and see what people are saying and thinking and writing about legal issues. i find them interesting and occasionally useful. you know. it is the world i come from, as you know. i am not going to say, i am never going to read the law review article again. >> do you read them before, as you are trying to sort through cases? >> usually only when the briefs point them out. i rarely do an independent search. >> you talked about the role of clerks in sorting through the cert petitions. in recent years, the court has taken many fewer cases than it did in an earlier area. -- earlier era. maybe there are fewer circuits and fewer important issues, but that seems unlikely. do you have a sense of whether the cou
that is left before the law goes into effect. that is what some people do not realize. this is a law on the box. it is not just a proposal. we are facing reality unless we change it. host: does that preclude that nothing can be done about it wants congress comes back from the election? guest: we are putting a lot of hope on the lame duck session. we are hoping they will get a dose of reality. people do not want to see the undermining of the national security or the job losses going on with this. the congressional budget office said this will push us back into a recession next year. i think after they have had conversations at home they will come back and we hope they will be much more realistic about dealing with the real problems, which are the debt, the deficit, the fundamentals of us spending too much, in time to reform has to be put in place as does tax reform. host: there was a story taking a look at the defense industry yesterday. guest: we are in a tight spot. there is a lot has been on the books since the 1980's that requires you give your employees notice, 60 days usually and 90 in the
they say was intentionally set to destroy the law offices of mayor ostby davis. it start the early yesterday morning in vallejo. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has the details. >> reporter: the in said of mayor ostby davis's private law office is a burned-out shell of melted machines, singed walls and crime scene tape. police say this is a fire that is more than just suspicious. >> because we suspect it is an arson and because we are characterizing this as perhaps a form of domestic terrorism, we've involved the fbi and hps. >> we were able to get the first look inside as they were sifting through the damage. it was clear the mayor was still shaken by the fire and didn't want to say much. >> so what is your feeling about all of this? >> i'm not going to express my feelings. i'm just telling you they are going through the investigation and we are trying to piece together the pieces and we will deal with what we have to deal with. >> fire teams were age to quickly knock down the flames when they arrived. >> heavy smoke and fire coming from one of the windows. a front window waiti
the law offices of mayor ostby davis. it started early yesterday morning in vallejo. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has the details. >> reporter: the inside of mayor ostby davis' private law office is a burned-out shell of melted machines, singed walls and crime scene tape. police say this is a fire that is more than just suspicious. >> because we suspect it is an arson and because we are characterizing this as perhaps a form of domestic terrorism, atf. >> we were able to get the first look inside as they were sifting through the damage. it was clear the mayor was still shaken by the fire and didn't want to say much. >> so what is your feeling about all of this? >> i'm not going to express my feelings. i'm just telling you they are going through the investigation and we are trying to piece together the pieces and we will deal with what we have to deal with. >> fire teams were age to quickly knock down the flames when they arrived. >> heavy smoke and fire coming from one of the windows. one of the front window waiting areas. >> inside the office the front door and waiting area had be
don't understand where that law came from, i thought a majority is anything that's above 50%, and i don't know where this 60% came from. maybe you could enlighten us on exactly the origin of that filibuster law. host: well, andy, that would take way too long for me to explain, but perhaps we'll do that as a segment on the "washington journal" and take our viewers and listeners through the intricacies of the rules of the house and senate. but thanks for your call. we're going to move on to ron on our line for democrats, calling from florida. good morning, ron. caller: good morning. host: ron, divided party -- one party or divided government? caller: well, that question is -- the underlying point is you're saying a -- in essence, what you're saying is a one-party state, and that just doesn't work. it was proved in the soviet union and the place where i immigrated from, which was cuba. the problem is, as someone said, this is not your father's republican party. when you have a new crop signing a pledge before they even take office that allows them no room to negotiate, on top of that,
,000. >> yes. all right sandy. >> still to come. credit card penalty against stay at home moms and new law that is going to fix that. >> plus the world shortage of pork and bacon next year now appears unavoidable. who is saying this? and why. 7 news at 9 continues and why. 7 news at 9 continues right after this >> help is on the way for stay at home parents denied credit card because 3 don't have income of their own. in the next couple month the protection bury propose a rule to make it applicant without personal income to gulf for credit cards vl recent law intended to prevent card issuers from giving people more credit than they could reasonably handle. it stipulated that credit card company had to look at individual income rather than household income. it was quickly stay at home penalty. but it's changing. free checking more expensive than ever. according to the wall street journal to the avoid a monthly fee customers must now keep average balance of 7 23 dollars in the checking accoun account. that's 23 percent more than last year. and those paying for account are paying mor
to apologize to the family but they didn't want to hear it. he will be sentenced next month but juvenile law says he must be released by the age of 21. >> a serious crash tonight, they were chasing a car full of suspected robbers when the car slammed into a minivan and struck another vehicle before coming to a stop. the woman driving the minivan had to be cut out of the vehicle she is now in emergency surgery. they took all three into custody and two were injured in the crash. >>> in san mateo today, parents fired questions at police and school district officials after a nine-year-old girl was molested and kidnapped last week. terry mcsweeney has more from parkside elementary school with changes the school is putting into place. >> i have two children that go to school here my husband came and picked them up from school that afternoon. he had no clue that even happened. we didn't find out until 5:30 in the evening. >> it was important with the information that was put out to the families was correct and accurate. so we waited until we had correct information and released it with the police d
that back. 8 -- drive times heading out now. >>> two hours from now, parents, school officials and law enforcement will gather at park side elementary school in san mateo to talk about students' safety after a girl was kidnapped from campus friday, luckily she was able to get away. terry mcsweeney is live at the school with more. >> reporter: that meeting starts:30 this morning. -- starts 8:30 this morning. officials have pledged for fencing and gates in response to what happened last friday afternoon. pictures of park side elementary, according to police, 25-year-old bradley mrozek, followed a 9-year-old girl into the bathroom, groped her, carried her off campus. as the two approached a house walking together that point, he put her down, she kicked him, threw rocks at him and ran back to campus. according to police mrozek stopped at other campuses. he offered vodka to a couple girls followed them off campus, they ran home told their parents, parents called 911. before that he was, according to police at another elementary school where the administrator saw him acting suspiciously, did
the fbi and the atf to investigate that fire at the private law office of the vallejo mayor. they have called the fire an act of terrorism because davis is a high profile figure. the fire broke out around 1:30 yesterday morning. the office suffered significant damage and many of his client records were destroyed. >> happening now the 30th yearly oracle open world user conference getting started. 50,000 people are registered to attend. the areaa hound howard street is expected to be blocked and driver also likely experience delays. ceo larry ellison is scheduled to give the key note address this evening. it's expected to be a economic shot in the arm for city hotels, restaurants, cabs and retailers. >> really huge impact to the city. i think it brings a lot of revenue and we are lucky to have it. >> reporter: they are also expected to announce a mapping deal with nokia. open world runs through october 4th. > a air quality is forecast to be unhealthy for a third day in a row in the bay area leading officials to declare at spare the area alert for tomorrow. just like they did today they
because they have the same system as a meeting with the same exact law. >> before you rush out and try to find the act, bad news.not h yet. it is only available on certain android phones like this one. this is the same technology that allows you to pay for parking with yourself on. of hikes off its >> do not get caught. if zynga >>pam: in man shot by police in san francisco lead to a series of protests and evangelization. vandals had spray-painted on a mission district police department of us as well as a broken windows and more spray paint on local businesses. it was this past thursday night when police say an officer on the gang task force shot at a known gang member. that gang member has been identified as of this man from richmond. police believe he was in san francisco to retaliate in a recent murder. he was hit twice by an officer in and is in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. at a town hall meeting early today, the chief and members of the community talk about the shooting. >> this guy was in prison for trying to retract the shooting were a 15 year old boy was
frank is not a perfect law, but it the gave the government and my old agency additional powers we didn't have in 2008 to resolve to close and put through our bankruptcy-like process any large financial institution. just not an insured baj. most of the institutions getting in trouble were either not insured banks or larger banking organization of which the insured baj was a part. this limitation on authority was an impedement to have morrow bust resolution process. we have those powers now, but they need to be used and the regulators need to use them and the leadership of our government needs to say too big it to fail is over. if this happens again, bailouts are not a new paradigm and won't happen anymore. i don't hear that a lot from either candidate in this election i'm sorry to say. >> yeah. >> sheila, that's the common complaint about dodd-frank, it was watered down so much. when you look back at the process that led to the enact of dodd-frank, who are the people and what are the forces in particular to blame for that not being what it should be? >> i think as i say in my book, i th
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